HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Metropolitan Police Crime Division on Wednesday arrested three persons for robbing a Chinese tourist in Swoyambhu. The arrested have been identified as Sanjaya Khadka (24) and Bijaya Thapa (22) of Gulmi, and Suraj Magar (19) of Pyuthan. According to the Police crime division, Khadka is the mastermind behind the robbery of the Chinese national Yuan Ruoyu who holds the passport number G58849693. Police said that Khadka had befriended Yuan Ruoyo through social media networking and invited him to visit Kathmandu. Investigators said Khadka had ganged up with Thapa and Magar and them made plans with them and robbed the Chinese of a digital camera. Yuan had then complained to the crime division of Metropolitan Police Office against the three robbers. The three are in police custody
KATHMANDU: Nepal Bar Association and Nepal Engineers Association on Wednesday had very harsh words of condemnation for the April 30 and May 2 blasts in Janakpur. The two organisations urged the government to probe the incidents. Four persons were killed in the April 30, incident. Issuing a press statement, NBA said such incidents are disheartening at a time when the country is moving towards drafting a new constitution. Although the government assured free treatment to victims, family members of the wounded said they had not received any assistance.
KATHMANDU: The Embassy of India in Kathmandu on Wednesday strongly condemned the recent bombings in the Tarai region, especially in Janakpur of Monday. Issuing a statement, the Indian Embassy extended its heartfelt condolences to the families of those affected by the explosion in Janakpur carried out by and underground outfit . “There can be no justification for such acts of violence,” read the statement. “We hope that the perpetrators of the violent acts are swiftly brought to justice.”
KATHMANDU: The CIB on Wednesday arrested Arjun Bikram Rana (60), who had been convicted of fraud. Rana, a resident of Ravi Bhawan, had been absconding ever since Kathmandu District Court sentenced him to three months in prison and imposed a fine of Rs 11.26 million for embezzling millions of rupees while working in Lalitpur-based Yeti Travels.
KATHMANDU: President Dr Ram Baran Yadav on Wednesday conferred the Best ICT User in the Public Sector award to Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Office, on behalf of Computer Association of Nepal. AIG Kuber Singh Rana received the award for his office at a special function organised at the President’s Office in Shital Niwas on the occasion of the National ICT Day.